Objects

Strobe lights, marine beacon mast - Marty Schiff, 1960s (?)

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: United States
Date made: 1980-11-
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Site location: Cape Henry, Chesapeake Bay
Measurements: 2" x 2"

Marty Schiff stands by a display of lighthouse mirrors to which giant Xenon flash lighthouse systems are mounted ("marine beacon mast"); 1966? Likely installed in tower at Cape Henry, at mouth of Chesapeake Bay; beam with two duplicate lamps. (CC)


HEE-SC-08182

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